Best Bling Under $50 For Women Over 40

We can all use a little sparkle in our lives right now! So why not treat yourself to a little something sparkly? Or maybe a piece that has some power or resonates with you in some way. It’ll be a token of power, inspiration, and strength during a potentially difficult season. The best part of our picks? Everything is under $50 but not cheap-looking (because you deserve more)! So why not treat yourself and your friends and family to a little something? Here’s some of the best bling under $50 for women over 40.

Best Bling Under $50

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Cocktail Rings

We’re a fan of major rings (maybe just to wear on video chat for now) and we love unique designs like this moonstone and faux sapphire ring from HUAY via Amazon. Or go for something chunky and modern like this Jude Jewelers stainless steel ring, also from Amazon.


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Pendants That Make A Statement

These aren’t your standard solitaire pendants (although we love those too) – these are more intriguing layering pieces. Check out this serotonin molecule pendant from Rosa Vila Happiness on Amazon for something sleek and simple, or this rotating trio locket from 1928 Jewelry for a more vintage look and interesting mechanics. 

Earrings That Look Great With Masks

While sometimes we love statement earrings, it can be hard to manage them and your mask and other PPE. That’s where these skull studs from Amazon, which have a little bit of edge, can do the trick. We also like these delicate evil eye studs from Anthropologie – and who couldn’t use a little more protection from the universe right now? 

Earrings That Look Good On Zoom

Since we are all probably doing way more video chats, having earrings that stand out on Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Facetime (or any other form of video connection) is a good idea. We like these Kenneth Jay Lane hoops for a flattering pop of color – plus Kenneth Jay Lane makes costume jewelry with amazing quality. 

Pieces With Power

An elegant crystal pendant is a classic token of power and luck, and we adore this black onyx one from Jovivi on Amazon or something a little more natural like this citrine one from Joseph Brothers. For a powerful look, go for black or gray pearls like Kamala Harris! You can get beautiful imitation pearls for under $50 and hardly anyone will know the difference. 

Hair Clips

While you might not consider hair accessories to be jewelry per se, adding some sparkle or color to your ‘do might be a fun way to change things up (and can also distract from the fact that many of us have not been able to get our hair done the way we did in the “before times”). These beaded hair clips from Madewell available on Shopbop are fun, and of course you can never go wrong with a little sparkle like these crystal clips from Amazon

We also love picking up totally unique pieces on Etsy and supporting small business owners as well! Plus then you’ll have the option to customize your piece and know that you have something totally unique.

Shop Best Bling Under $50

  1. HUAY Unique 925 Sterling Silver Floral Ring, $12.99
  2. Jude Jewelers Stainless Steel Signet Ring, $9.99
  3. Rosa Vila Happiness Serotonin Molecule Necklace, $14.80
  4. 1928 Jewelry Rotating Trio Locket Necklace, 30”, $36.40
  5. SilverCloseOut Sterling Silver Cz Skull Stud Earrings – 11mm, $19.99
  6. Anthropologie Opal Spirit Eye Post Earrings, $44
  7. Kenneth Jay Lane Gold-tone and bead hoop earrings, $45
  8. JOVIVI Antique Brass Rose Flower Wrapped Natural Black Onyx Healing Crystal Necklace, $10.99
  9. Natural Healing Crystal Yellow Citrine Rough Stone Pendant Necklace, $9.49
  10. Lavari Jewelers 6-7mm Black Pearl Necklace in Sterling Silver- 18”, $29.99
  11. Madewell Beaded Alligator Clips, now $13.30
  12. 16 Pieces Rhinestone Bobby Pin Metal Hair Clips Clear Crystal Hair Pin Decorations, $7.49


Have you treated yourself to new jewels or are planning to do that sometime sooner? Let us know in the comments or in the Growing Younger Facebook group. 

–Jacqueline Zenn

You may like to read more of Jacqueline’s styling posts like How To Get The “French Girl Look” When You Are Over 40 and The Most Stylish Fall to Winter Fashion Under $100.

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